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Oct 8, 2012 12:00am PDT
their attention. for the soft obama voters of 2008, they think maybe this group is in play again. they think this is a hat trick moving forward. chris: let me ask you, we have a big jobs number, it was below eight and was promised three years ago and is below eight, 7.8. is it enough to give obama a reshot of momentum? >> it's certainly a boost. is it a sugar high? these numbers bounce around. chris: good for the next month, though. >> good for the next month but the final judgment will come the weekend before the election. if this ends up being revised upward and, you know, there is a problem right before election day, look, the job creation number is still anemic. we're still bouncing along on the ground of 1.9% g.d.p. so economic growth is still very slow. but certainly it is a great talking point for the president and on the face of it, more people are participating. they haven't given up, you have a percent of people joining the labor force trying to get jobs. and it is a good number. >> the numbers for july and august were both revised way upward. chris: it could have been so much wors
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. the poll taken after the denver showdown has the race tied among registered voters. president obama had a five-point advantage three days leading into the debate. voters overwhelmingly said ann romney won the debate. that is the biggest debate when ever recorded by gallup bigger than bill clinton's over george bush. president obama is expected to raise more than $10 million over two days. at an event in los angeles last night, musicians lent support for his reelection.. obama thanked the performers and threw in a not so subtle reference to his debate performance. >> they performed flawlessly night after night. i cannot always say the same. >> the pressure is now on vice president biden who squares off against paul ryan on thursday night in their only debate. >> the obama campaign will counter his trip to virginia tomorrow with the first lady courts voters in the battleground state. she will speak tomorrow at the louden county fairgrounds. tickets are required. >> a statue of christopher columbus on a living-room table. how it was done and the message the artist is trying to send. >> the
CNN
Oct 8, 2012 4:00pm PDT
views of governor romney. he's now polled even with obama among voters who see him as a quote strong leader. just last month, romney was trailing in that category, trailing, not just by a little. by 13 points, in fact. another contributing factor to obama's slide, women. this might be a surprise, but women are now evenly divided in their support of the two candidates. take a look at your screen. just last month, obama led romney by 18 points among women, so that is big. and keep in mind obama won this voting block by 13 points in 2008, so it's getting even bigger. another contributing factor to romney's big gains, voters say they think he's the candidate who may have the answers to move this country forward. and they think so by 47-40. the voters say romney is the candidate with what they say are new ideas. but just as the republicans complained of f the pollsters and their methods when they were trailing in the polls, the obama campaign is pushing back, too. noting that more republicans were surveyed this time around tipping the scales perhaps in their favor. they're pointing to the
CNN
Oct 8, 2012 7:00pm EDT
burnett. and "outfront," the obama slide. a brand new poll of likely voters showing mitt romney out ahead and leading the president 49-45%. and look at this. since last month, the president is down 6 percentage points in that same poll. n now, it is just one poll, but take a closer look at the numbers and there may be some pretty red flags out there for the incumbent. voters say romney did a better job wednesday night. 66-20% and that has helped change some voters views of governor romney. he's now polled even with obama among voters who see him as a quote strong leader. just last month, romney was trailing in that category, trailing, not just by a little. by 13 points, in fact. another contributing factor to obama's slide, women. this might be a surprise, but women are now evenly divided in their support of the two candidates. take a look at your screen. just last month, obama led romney by 18 points among women, so that is big. and keep in mind obama won this voting block by 13 points in 2008, so it's getting even bigger. another contributing factor to romney's big gains, voters say the
CNN
Oct 8, 2012 1:00pm PDT
center. mitt romney now four points ahead of president obama among likely voters nationwide, erasing the president's eight-point lead before the first debate. let's go deeper right now with our chief political analyst gloria borger, she's joining us. it's clear that that debate has really, really helped mitt romney. >> yeah, i don't think the romney campaign could have wanted to do any more with this debate than they did. if you look across the board at these numbers, wolf, romney has made gains in almost every area including somebody who's better able to improve the jobs situation. he leads -- romney leads obama by eight points on that. so whether it's on the economy, whether it's on leadership, he's now tied with the president. as far as leadership ability is concerned. so i think romney got everything out of that debate and more. >> he certainly did. and if you take a look at -- let me put the numbers back on the screen one more time. earlier this month before the debate, romney was behind the president, the president, 51%, romney, 43%. eight-point difference. now 49% for romney,
CNN
Oct 8, 2012 4:00pm EDT
obama at their first debate, the gop nominee now wants voters to see him as commander in chief. he's done just that in a series of foreign policy speeches, including one here at the virginia military institute where he kudz the president of allowing the middle east to drift closer towards war. telling a crowd of cadets and supporters at the virginia military institute that hope is not a strategy on foreign policy, mitt romney wasted no time in building his case that the middle east has grown more dangerous under president obama's watch. exhibit a was last month's attack that left a u.s. ambassador dead at the american consulate in libya. >> the attacks on america last not should not be seen as random acts. they're expressions of a larger struggle playing out across the broader middle east and i'll vigorously pursue the terrorists who attacked our consulate in benghazi and killed our fellow americans. >> reporter: romney then seized on the recently violence in syria and the potential for an iranian nuclear weapon to issue a dire warning, that war in the region could be on the horizo
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 2:00pm PDT
with president obama among registered voters, 46% even. four weeks ago pew had obama up by nine among registered voters, so this has been a huge shift in the pew poll. the move in the pew poll towards romney is greater among likely voters. romney is surging ahead to 49%. four weeks ago obama led among likely voters by eight. now to the latest gallup tracking poll which covers the last seven days. gallup has president obama back in the lead at 50 to 45. what a difference from the other polyp that's exactly where the race stood before the debate. romney had surged in the tracking poll. the two candidates were actually tied in the three days immediately after the debate, but the president seems to have wiped out romney's gains in the gallup poll. joining me right now are howard fineman, editorial director of the "huffington post," and the honorable michael nutter, mayor of philadelphia and presidential surrogate in this tough campaign. gentlemen, thank you for joining us. always go to the elected official first. mr. mayor, what needs to be done right now to right this ship, to get obama back on a w
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 3:00pm PDT
voters. look at another poll, political poll for choice of president. one point, president obama over romney. this was october 1-4. it does not really get a full sense of october 3 debate. you have gallup. post debate. there you see the before and after. tied. again, that is registered voters not likely voters. gallup hasn't changed that. one more back to politico voter look. this is likely voters. you see the split among supporters. some of that poll is before the debate. so we're already starting to see some of the effect of what both sides are calling a strong debate performance by romney. bring in the panel about the state of the race. hayes for "weekly standard." a.b. stoddard, from the hill. syndicated columnist charles krauthammer. we talk a lot about polls and joe, carl, electoral map. your sense of the state of this race and where things are? >> look, the macro view, is that romney got nothing out of tampa. obama got bump three to five. what happened with the debate romney got it back, 90 minutes in one night and maybe more. very telling. pew poll has romney ahead slightly be
PBS
Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm PDT
or are supporting president obama. so i think you have got a pool of swing voters out there who are actually doing better by now in this economy than many people. >> let us talk about entitlement. >> if you are around 60 or older, you do not need to listen any further, but for younger people, we did talk about what changes are occurring. >> if you are 55, you may want to listen. this will affect you. >> this is the debate over congressman ryan's plan to turn medicare into a voucher program. the president says that it needs to be tweaked. medicare, he says, needs some changes. we have been bellyaching about entitlements for years. ryan has a plan to do something about it. what is the problem? >> the problem is, he would, in effect, turn medicare into a voucher program. the president touched on it but did not stay with it. he allowed romney to get away with it. the voucher program would cause people to take a chunk of money from the government and go out and buy their own insurance. only a limited amount of money would be available. then the costs go up, the senior citizens, who get that, have to pa
KOFY
Oct 8, 2012 11:30am PDT
count has the race tied at 47 among registered voters. president obama had a five point advantage in the three days leading in th debate theame poll found voters ovwhelngly sd romy won't debate, the biggest debate win ever recorded by gallup. bigger than clinton's 42 point margin over bush.4!zf[ç in los angeles last night musicians lent their support. mr. obama thanked the performers and threw in a not so subtle reference to his debate performance. >> the president: theyerfor flawlely, night aft nit. i can't always say the same. reporter: with the polls tightening the pressure is on vice president biden who squares off against ryan thursday night. karen travers, abc news, washington. >>> senator feinstein has called for a federal investigation into record gas prices we are pail. today's report shows san francisco averages $4.74 for regular oakland and san jose $4.68. those prices are 50 cents a gallon higher than a week ago. the senator has asked the ftc for an immediate probe questioning whether the spike is related to supply. yesterday governor brown ordered smog regulators to
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 6:30pm EDT
ahead leaving president obama among likely voters. the president is under pressure tonight so what are his plans to turn this around? 29 days to go before americans head to the polls, it's "your voice, your vote," and abc's jake tapper has been working the phones talking to campaign insiders. he's at the white house. jake? >> reporter: good evening, diane. well, the obama campaign's official line is that the president's debate performance did not change the fundamentals of the race, but behind the scenes with that new poll, some top democrats are getting nervous and say the pressure is on vice president biden. president obama's sending a message to his supporters about last week's debate disaster. he gets it. here he is at a los angeles fund-raiser praising the opening performer. >> they just performed flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> reporter: in the last few days the pundits have been vicious and the comics no kinder. whether "the new yorker's" cover or "saturday night live." >> mr. president, governor romney has just said that he killed osama bin lad
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 11:00am PDT
after the denver show count has the race tied at 47 among registered voters. president obama had a five point advantage in the three days leading in the debate. the same poll found voters overwhelmingly said romney won't debate, the biggest debate win ever recorded by gallup. bigger than clinton's 42 point margin over bush.4!zf[ç in los angeles last night musicians lent their support. mr. obama thanked the performers and threw in a not so subtle reference to his debate performance. >> the president: they perform flawlessly, night after night. i can't always say the same. >> reporter: with the polls tightening the pressure is on vice president biden who squares off against ryan thursday night. karen travers, abc news, washington. >>> senator feinstein has called for a federal investigation into record gas prices we are pail. today's report shows san francisco averages $4.74 for regular oakland and san jose $4.68. those prices are 50 cents a gallon higher than a week ago. the senator has asked the ftc for an immediate probe questioning whether the spike is related to supply. yesterday go
WETA
Oct 8, 2012 7:00pm EDT
in our poll among likely voters unlike the big margin that obama had a month ago. >> warner: stu, personal qualities was where president obama had had a huge edge. >> exactly. this debate turned things around. it made mitt romney more likable and the leadership is really strong. presidential elections are often about who is the stronger leader. but on other questions, there was significant change. honest and thoughtful. honest and truthful, rather. romney's numbers are up. willingness to work with leaders from the other party. i think there was a significant tonal change over the past week or so in the romney campaign. voters seemed to like it. they're just more open to him these days. >> warner: what we're seeing is sometimes president obama is still ahead in some of these categories but that romney has personally improved his perception of him. >> i think one of the most significant things that happened with the debate though is that it energized republicans who had become a little discouraged. there was a sense that maybe this was an election pulling away from them. usa today
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 10:00pm EDT
spanish fluently during his work in honduras. there aren't any really obama/allen voters. what i mean by that, there aren't split ticket people for allen. while tim kaine will probably get votes that will go to mitt romney. so i think he benefits and i think he's stronger with independents and i think tim kaine will run, and if he doesn't win, i think he'll run stronger than barack obama in the state of virginia. >> a lot to see what happens this week. we'll see you next week. >> thank you, maureen. >>> lawmakers are taking action on capitol hill after the deadly attack in libya. peter doocy has details. >> reporter: on wednesday at noon, at a hearing on the hill, we will hear from the leader of the 16-member special forces security team that was tasked with protecting u.s. personnel at the consulate in benghazi, but reportedly left in august at the end of their mission. andrew wood is the green beret who was in charge of security at the consulate and he told cbs news part of his job was to meet with ambassador chris stevens every day to discuss security and he said it's unbelievable
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
center shows romney leading president obama among likely voters by a margin of 49% to 45%. three weeks ago, that same poll gave president obama an 8-point lead. >>> today the united nations secretary-general said the violence in syria is threatening the stability of the region. activists say the civil war has claimed more than 30,000 lives since it began last year, and the violence has spread beyond the borders. syrian mortars have landed in turkey. for six straight days turkey has launched retaliatory strikes. and warned syria not to test his resolve. he said turkey is ready for war. >>> posters considered so controversial they might incite violence are now hanging in several metro stations. news4's jackie bensen is at the u street station with reactions from riders and from the woman who is behind this campaign. >> reporter: well, the judge ordered the posters to be installed by 5:00 this evening. and it looks like that deadline has been met. the campaign's creator says it's a matter of free speech. >> i will not sacrifice my freedom of speech so as not to defend savages. it's utterl
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 7:00pm EDT
of conflict is higher now than when the president took office. >> polls show voters favor president obama when it comes to foreign policy. he is campaigning in california today. that's where he dedicated a national monument to latino labor leader, cesar chavez. >> he believes when a worker is treated fairly and humanely by their employer, that adds meaning to the values this country was founded upon. >> president obama and mitt romney face off again next tuesday in the second of three debates. >>> and in virginia's u.s. senate race, tonight former governors, george allen and tim kaine, will square off in a debate sponsored by the aarp of virginia and the league of women voters. that gets going in just under an hour, 8:00, right down in richmond. you can watch it live on our website, wusa9.com. >>> you may have noticed these controversial ads up in the metro stations today. critics say they equate muslims to savages and a judge ruled the transit agency must display the american freedom defense initiatives commercials or ads. they are being posted as georgia avenue stations. >>> and there
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
undecided voters out there. the republican presidential candidate told voters at the virginia military institute he will strengthen america's defense as commander in chief. and that president obama has failed to lead on the world stage, especially in the middle east. the obama campaign is already pushing back with a new ad, highlighting some of romney's foreign policy missteps. >> even republican experts said romney's remarks were the worst possible reaction to what happened. >> it's clear the risk of conflict in the region is higher now than when the president took office. need help defending them. >> polls show voters favor obama. dedicating a national monument to latino labor leader, cesar chavez. >>> the league of women voters are sponsoring tonight's debate between george allen and tim kaine. they both want jim webb's senate seat. that debate is expected at 8:00. you can watch it live at wusa9.com. >>> the u.s. marine ban and corps color guard took part in a special columbus day celebration. marks the 150th anniversary of the national columbus memorial in front of union station
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 11:00am PDT
or priority for the obama administration to get those people out? he needs to overperform with latino voters. >> he absolutely does. that is the big challenge. events like this certainly resonate with latino voters, so i think you're going to see more outreach when it comes to that community. this is certainly an -- we're in california, but this will resonate with latino voters in swing states like nevada, north carolina and virginia and florida. so that is the aim. when you look at latino voters, the other challenge is historically thep don't always turn out in the same large numbers that you see in the african-american community, for example. that's where the obama administration's ground game comes into play and is going to be a really big aspect for them moving forward. this is one stop, tamron, on a three-day trip. the other goal during these three days is really to reassure his base supporters here in california after that lackluster debate performance that you were just discussing. to reassure them he can get his campaign back on track. we heard him joke about it last night before his
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm PDT
poll finds that since their first debate, mitt romney has pulled even with president obama. according to gallup's daily tracking survey, 47% of registered voter and 47% -- voters support the president and 47% back romney. and governor romney slammed president obama's foreign policies this morning during a speech at the virginia military institute. he says the president is leading from behind instead of using the country's power to shake history. romney also portrayed the administration as weak for changing its explanation for last month's deadly attacks on the us consulate in libya. >> this latest assault cannot be blamed on a reprehensible resolving israel. no, the administration has finally conceded these attacks were the deliberate work of terrorists. >> the obama campaign is dismillsing romney's speech -- is -- is dismissioning romney's speech -- dismissing romney's speech,. >>> the president is arriving here in the bay area. he's in kern county right now to dedicate a memorial to the late leader cesar chavez. he's speaking there. you can barely see him. he's greeting some support
CW
Oct 7, 2012 9:00pm CDT
obama is trying to confuse the voters and is distorting mitt romney's record. tickets range from 2500 to nearly $76,000 per person. they say about 260 people attended >> outside the hotel dozens of protesters gathered to demonstrate against the republican agenda. >> local activist state romney and paul reiser and economic policies will only further burdened the middle class >> just days away from the first and only vice-presidential debate the candidates are preparing for the big match up. politicians from both parties are weighing in on who they say will come out on top >> the countdown to joe biden and paul ryan's face-off in danville, kentucky has begun. the v-p candidates are preparing to go head-to-head on the heels of last week's first presidential debate. i think that the v.p. debates are very important. -- i think paul is going to do a great job, but i also think that joe biden is incredibly gifted when it comes to debating and understanding policy. he is a good orator. after president obama's poor showing against mitt romney in denver this past week, democrats are coun
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm PDT
performance helping him win over voters on election day? in the three days before the debate, president obama led mitt romney by five points. in the three days after the debate, obama and romney were typed according to gallup. the seven-day tracking poll that includes three debate days and four post-debate days has the race at 50-45 obama. to help us sort it out let's welcome back nate. today he wrote about romney's bounce and how long it might last. nate, thank god we have you here. my head is spinning trying to sort through it. let me lay it out for everybody and you can interpret it. gat will you please released yesterday three days of polls after the debate and said we have a tied race. gallup has a seven-day average that shows bahaobama gaining a t and losing a point. we have that, and then on the other end we have just before the show came on today, the daily coast and the sciu liberal groups say they have a poll coming out tomorrow that puts romney ahead. i got no idea. you tell us, where does this race stand right now? >> it's a little complicated, but keep in mind how the trackers wo
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 3:00pm EDT
that to the extent obama's decline after the first debate is drirch by a kfc-like problem, make have the voters come back to obama if they feel a little more confident in him. that, of course, depends on whether the movement in romney's direction is genuine or whether reflects a shift in momentum. >> nate, to that point, it seems like we have mini-bounces and returning back to a two to three-point obama lead nationally. sth is that the race we have? is it going to be that until election day? >> that's the race we have. obama has been around 49% since the dnc. romney has been as high as 47. there's not many persuadable voters. in order for a decisive shift, it's the result of turnout or some sort of unforeseen event we haven't had in this election. this election is full of unforeseen events. obama count out on gay marriage and the mini-dream act and the affordable care act and none has moved the polls. this debate might have moved the polls, but even then there's signs it's just temporary. i think it's an open question whether anything moves the polls that much at this stage. >> i have a prediction f
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 2:00am PDT
said that president obama may have a problem because hispanic voters are not as enthuse see as 12ik as they were in 2008. >> even though he's going to get more hispanics if less of them turn out, it's a net zero and yet you look at republican enthusiasm up, senior enthusiasm up. by the way, all of this, pre-debate. >>> on abc's this week paul krugman hammered the media for not fact checking mitt romney in the debate. >> the news media will not cover me as long as i forcefully say he won. >> the press is against obama now? >> it doesn't know how to handle untruths. >>> and a strange political endorsement online from that wild and crazy guy, steve martin. he made a issatira krzyzewski video on how to use paper and paper clips. >>> and that is your morning dish of scrambles politics. >>> and now here's your "first look" at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,610. the s&p was down a fraction. the nasdaq lost 13. taking a look at overseas trading, the nikkei was closed for a holiday, but in hong kong, the hang seng dropped 187. >>> bond markets are closed, but sto
CNN
Oct 8, 2012 9:00am PDT
the voters are looking for, because you have a romney campaign criticizing the obama administration strategy or this doctrine that the obama administration called leading from behind. specifically libya when the white house in a calculated let france and britain take lead in establishing this no-fly zone, and the u.s. played assist. romney is calling that leading from behind as following. very different than what we saw from president bush with his own preemptive first strike doctrine forging the war in iraq and using it as justification for his war on terror. what do you think american voters are more comfortable with? do you think that it is the bush preemptive approach that resonates with voters, or is it really more about what president obama is trying to do? >> there's clearly no great desire on the part of the american public to get involved in wars. once again, as was the case with iraq, for example. it's completely militarily, even though, as you and i know, the situation in iraq is deteriorating, and romney makes some valid points about the reduction of democracy under the governmen
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
. voters throughout the campaign -- polls have shown voters find obama more likable person and in the next two debates romney's going to maintain that and increase the likability. they're voting for someone to hear speak for four years and he has to close the gap to win the election. >> people that support the president saying on style and substance we see a different man going after the new mitt romney and surrogates pointing it out, working it in to the stump speech. take a listen. >> now, my opponent is doing a little tap dance at the debate the other night. trying to wriggle out of stuff he's been saying for a year. doing like a -- it was like "dancing with the stars." more maybe it was "extreme makeover." debate edition. >> robert, is that effective? >> i'm not so sure it's effective, chris. a biggest appeal factor is does seem presidential and likable like perry said but getting too personal in the attacks and petty sounding in the rhetoric, he risks maybe alienating independent voters that like the presidential appeal and like his likability and what you see mitt romney maybe doing
CW
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm CDT
at the california home of latino labor leader cesar chavez. analysts say obama is reaching out to latino voters. underscoring their growing importance in presidential politics. >>republican vice presidential nominee paul ryan is campaigning in ohio today but yesterday he was in chicago raising money for his campaign. sunday's fundraiser was at the hyatt regency o'hare. ryan told supporters the president is trying to confuse voters, by distorting mitt romney's record. the campaign says more than 200 people attended the event. the vice presidential candidates will debate this thursday in kentucky. dozens of protesters outside fundraiser at the hotel. democratic congresswoman jan schakowsky organized this protest. she criticized romney for saying that he would consider cutting funding to p-b-s. schakowsky says romney's economic policies will only further burden the middle class. registration is up 1% from 2008 pack/then registration jump about 7%. election officials say they're not seeing the same level of enthusiasm. >>voter register deadline is tomorrow.chicago residents have two options. you c
FOX Business
Oct 8, 2012 9:20am EDT
, this poll for the first three days after the debate. romney and obama tied at 47 among registered voters. before the debate. obama in this poll had a five point lead and mitt romney has swung back into the lead in the first post debate survey in the presidential race in florida and the latest rasmussen poll is likely voters and has romney two points ahead and scott rasmussen, he's going to joining us in our next hour with his brand new monday morning numbers. can romney hold on to or even extend his lead? find out, 10:30 this morning. and check us out on facebook, was last week's debate the major turning point in the election? log on, join that conversation please. gas prices, the spike in california levelling off, but prices have not started any kind of retreat just yet. the average for regular is up 50 cents, state wide in the past week an all time high, 4.66. governor brown has called on state regulators to allow the early sale of less expensive winter blend gasoline in california, that's a measure that he said could bring down sky high prices, not sure whether that order had taken ef
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
with gallop. gallop before the debate asked voters who was ahead. at that point, obama, 50%; romney, 45% and drop below here and look at what they say now after that first debate. 47% to 47% gallop tonight has it in a dead heat. you might look at that and say, hey, it's one poll and maybe it's a napshot of the race. several other major polls came out and saying almost exactly the same thing. look at this. we'll go up to the next debate and this is the rasmussen presidential poll. 48%, 48%. a dead heat in a race where obama was ahead's couple of days ago. and we move to the political. george washington university battleground poll and this had obama up by a wide margin a couple of days ago, now 48 to 47% and with the obama lead down to 1%. we put this together, realclearpolitics.com and this is an average of all of the major polls from across the country. 48.3% for the president. 47.2% for mitt romney. he's putting together loss after loss after loss and many of the key, dif rears -- differing debates. we're looking at a trend where mitt romney not only closed the gap but month independe
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
people? they have to turn some obama 08 voters into romney voters. that ad is aimed straight at that. you'll notice the message on the screen during that ad was about jobs for women. bill: yeah. thank you, brit hume. bill: they are looking at voter enthusiasm polls too which show a favor towards republicans and we'll see whether or not that stands up in 30 days or so. we'll see you a bit later today, and we'll watch governor romney's speech 11:20am eastern time and get your reaction on that. we'll talk to a senior advice eupl for thadviser for the romney team. that is come up on fox. >> turkey returning fire on syria after another mortar rounds hits turkish territory. this is the 6th straight day of tur kirk retaliation. this is the season as rebels fire guns into the air celebrating victory after driving regime forces out of a town. four rebel units surround ep surrounded the arm's he's position. vehicles and weapons left behind by the fleeing forces. bill: iran is under a different kind of assault as an oil official there confirms they successfully blocked a cyber attack on a computer n
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. it's amazing what soup can do. >>eric: andy, the number we showed you, 72 percent of the voters believe that governor romney did better than president obama, that has to help, right, andy? >>guest: that is a big number. most of the time, debate cosmonaut make much difference in the direction of a campaign because they are not ever this lopsided. what this has done, it has energized republicans. we can see it in the polls. the gallup polls pre- and post- debate show romney going from 5 percent behind to a dead heat. it is even bigger, a george washington university poll shows a 12 percentage point twinge with romney leading. there is a change in the dynamism that republicans feel. the republicans are more enjoyed. >>eric: and predebate, governor romney was at 45 percent and president obama was at 50 percent, a five-point lead by the president. post debate, october 4-6, that was 47 percent to 47 percent. that is a big swing. that is a gallup poll. that is a big move, isn't it? >>guest: that is a significant move. as i pensioned, among likely voters it has shifted more because one
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
's incredible. host: thanks for the call. another early voter. guest: michelle obama was in the state last week in cincinnati on the first-ever early voting with 6800 supporters. she said i want you all to follow the staff across the street to the hamilton county board of elections office and vote now. this is critical for both sides to try to get as many of these votes as possible. on senate bill 5, 61% of ohioans, that means republicans and independents -- excuse me, democrats and independents voted to repeal senate bill 5. 68% of ohioans voted to repeal obamacare. independents are critical. they judged things as best they can. if they want to send a message, they will. but in the same election cycle they are sending a message to president obama and federal health care while also telling john kasich, the republican, but he went too far on collective bargaining. guest: bush won in 2004. obama won with 52% at. no strategist will tell you this will be anything more than 51% or 52%, so ohioans did not believe that recent poll. host: what was wrong? guest: when you poll before independence in ohio
CBS
Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm PDT
campaigns are hoping solid performances will woo voters and donors alike. but while the romney campaign deals with heightened expectation, obama advisors are still not saying what, if anything, the president will do differently this time around. >> i think you can assume that he's reviewed the tape. and it will inform-- it will inform how he handles these subsequent debates. >> reporter: the president heads to san francisco tomorrow for more fund-raisers while governor romney is headed to virginia military institute for what his campaign is billing as a major foreign policy address, jeff. >> jeff: nancy cordes, thank you. we are four days away from the one and only vice presidential debate. and the pressures on both candidates. joe biden to lift democrats after a rough week. paul ryan to build on mitt romney's momentum. senior white house correspondent bill plante has more on that. bill, good evening. >> good evening, jeff, you know, the vice presidential debate is normally a kind of sideshow but this year it has the potential to be a major event. not only because the president didn't d
FOX Business
Oct 8, 2012 11:00am EDT
for advertising. for president obama, far more young voters online than watching television. >> yes. two problems with that. it is targeted, so all the political people have decided who to vote for. they are trying to get the other guy. they are looking for something less targeted. the other thing is that tv tends to skew a little bit older. digital, online, tenant to skew a little younger. younger people do not vote as well. dennis: the swing states, local ads and television, already sold out. is it a 5050 split or does one have the vast lead? >> certainly doing a lot of spending. we see a lot of spending on both sides. between the packs and that individual parties, republican and democrat, we see a huge number of dollars. they are definitely going into the swing states, florida, ohio, even new hampshire, colorado, virginia, they are getting a huge number of dollars going through our systems. dennis: more tv ads i am sure in any tv viewer should have to deal with. thank you so much for joining us. >> thank you. cheryl: if you are betting washington will not fix the fiscal cliff, we have some sto
FOX Business
Oct 8, 2012 7:00pm EDT
of registered voters giving governor romney the when compared with only 20% to believe president obama to be the winner. the 52-point margin of victory is the biggest ever recorded by gallup. you know president obama is an even more trouble when a publication like the new yorker is bashing his debate performance. the newest cover, there it is, governor romney debating an empty chair. reminiscent of the rnc. that is about as tough as the new yorker has ever been as far as i can remember on any liberal at any time. and california gasoline prices hitting new record high for a third straight day. the statewide average price $4.67 per gallon, up $0.50 in just one week. in an effort toobring down high prices governor jerry brown allowing a slightly earlier rollout of less-expensive want to blend gasoline. i can imagine the millions of californians just sank thank you so much, governor. the transition have already scheduled for the end of the month and can take refineries up to a weaker more to make this witness of the governor emergency action is not happening with any real urgency. californ
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
% voter and allen with 45%. n -- with 52% of voters. >>> mitt romney is leading president obama following last week's debate. romney as the lead with 49% to president obama's 47%. romney will deliver a speech on foreign policy at virginia military institute today. president obama will be campaigning in california. >>> a controversial ad that sparked concern for metro will be going up at several d.c. metro stops today. the signs that refer for radical muse hims as savages have already set off protests in new york's subways. melanie alnwick has more from the u street subway station. >> reporter: so far, we have not seen the signs here at the u street metro station. one of the locations is here where they are due to be posted. we don't know exactly what time the controversial ads are supposed to go. you they aren't expected to be particularly visible, justify one in four of the metro stations throughout the whole system. metro police say they are ready in case any protests happen here. ads were paid for by the american freedom defense initiative and they say, quote, in any war between civili
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 3:00am PDT
, that is in the obama camp. >> they say voters hold democrats more responsible for unemployment rates and they put their model back to 1980 and based on the model, they predicted every election correctly. >> gretchen: it is interesting. >> steve: in the meantime 11 minutes, the phone call went this. how can you support a mormon who does not believe in jesus christ. up next a catholic voters who is bombarded by a president obama's supporter. >>> and a massive brawl in two wedding receptions . ♪ ♪ that make kids happy. and even fewer that make moms happy too. with wholesome noodles and bite sized chicken, nothing brings you together like chicken noodle soup from campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. mike rowe here at a ford tell me fiona, who's having a big tire event? your ford dealer. who has 11 major brands to choose from? your ford dealer. who's offering a rebate? your ford dealer. who has the low price tire guarantee... affording peace of mind to anyone who might be in the market for a new set of res? your ford dealer. i'm beginning to sense a pattern. buy four select tires, get a $60
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